Period
to 21 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 24 21
Rank change year-on-year -7 -3 +30
Permanent jobs citing Retail 255 320 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 6.75% 8.28% 8.10%
As % of the General category 18.29% 19.15% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 185 231 183
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +28.57% -22.22%
10th Percentile £8,775 £30,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £61,250 £63,750
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -11.11%

Retail is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,394 1,671 1,867
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 36.92% 43.21% 38.49%
Number of salaries quoted 994 1,289 1,355
Birmingham median annual salary £43,875 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.24% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,075 £27,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £70,250 £67,500 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -5.88%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Retail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Birmingham

Retail
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Retail in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Retail in Birmingham

Retail
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Birmingham over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Retail in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Retail.

1 112 (43.92%) Finance
2 91 (35.69%) Manufacturing
3 73 (28.63%) SAP
4 53 (20.78%) Problem-Solving
5 51 (20.00%) Publishing
6 48 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (18.43%) Microsoft
8 46 (18.04%) Analytical Skills
9 44 (17.25%) Marketing
10 42 (16.47%) Analytics
10 42 (16.47%) SQL
11 40 (15.69%) E-Commerce
12 37 (14.51%) Project Management
13 36 (14.12%) Self-Motivation
14 35 (13.73%) .NET
15 34 (13.33%) Degree
16 29 (11.37%) C#
16 29 (11.37%) JavaScript
17 28 (10.98%) HTML
17 28 (10.98%) ITIL
17 28 (10.98%) Presales
18 27 (10.59%) Scrum
19 26 (10.20%) SQL Server
19 26 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
20 24 (9.41%) CSS
21 23 (9.02%) ASP.NET
21 23 (9.02%) Social Media
21 23 (9.02%) Google
22 22 (8.63%) CRM
23 21 (8.24%) Windows

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (3.14%) CMS
2 6 (2.35%) WordPress
3 3 (1.18%) Apache
3 3 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.18%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.78%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.39%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.39%) IIS
5 1 (0.39%) JBoss
5 1 (0.39%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 18 (7.06%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (4.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.57%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.39%) Revit
Business Applications
1 17 (6.67%) SAP S/4HANA
2 16 (6.27%) SAP APO
3 15 (5.88%) SAP SCM
4 13 (5.10%) SAP QM
5 12 (4.71%) SAP EWM
6 6 (2.35%) Payment Gateway
7 4 (1.57%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (1.57%) SAP ECC
7 4 (1.57%) SAP ERP
8 3 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (1.18%) SAP GTS
9 2 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.78%) SAP CO
9 2 (0.78%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.78%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (0.78%) SAP FSCM
10 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.39%) SAP HR
10 1 (0.39%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 26 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (4.71%) SuccessFactors
3 10 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.92%) Google Analytics
4 5 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (1.96%) PaaS
4 5 (1.96%) SaaS
5 4 (1.57%) Office 365
6 3 (1.18%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.78%) Fastly
7 2 (0.78%) MailChimp
7 2 (0.78%) Stackdriver
8 1 (0.39%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.39%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.49%) Firewall
2 13 (5.10%) Wireless
3 8 (3.14%) DNS
3 8 (3.14%) WAN
4 7 (2.75%) DHCP
4 7 (2.75%) LAN
5 5 (1.96%) VoIP
6 4 (1.57%) RFID
6 4 (1.57%) WLAN
7 3 (1.18%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.78%) MPLS
8 2 (0.78%) VPN
9 1 (0.39%) Cisco Wireless
9 1 (0.39%) Internet
9 1 (0.39%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.39%) Network Security
9 1 (0.39%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
4 8 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (2.75%) Big Data
5 7 (2.75%) SAP HANA
5 7 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.96%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.96%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.57%) MySQL
7 4 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.18%) BigQuery
8 3 (1.18%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.78%) Bigtable
9 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.78%) Redis
10 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 20 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (7.06%) Visual Studio
3 10 (3.92%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.35%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (1.96%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.57%) Dreamweaver
6 4 (1.57%) eCATT
6 4 (1.57%) JIRA
6 4 (1.57%) LSMW
7 2 (0.78%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.78%) Subversion
8 1 (0.39%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.39%) Selenium
8 1 (0.39%) VersionOne
General
1 112 (43.92%) Finance
2 91 (35.69%) Manufacturing
3 51 (20.00%) Publishing
4 44 (17.25%) Marketing
5 20 (7.84%) Automotive
6 13 (5.10%) Legal
7 10 (3.92%) Telecoms
8 8 (3.14%) Advertising
9 6 (2.35%) Brand Awareness
10 5 (1.96%) Billing
11 2 (0.78%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.39%) Banking
12 1 (0.39%) Law
Job Titles
1 41 (16.08%) Architect
1 41 (16.08%) Developer
2 40 (15.69%) Consultant
3 27 (10.59%) Project Manager
4 25 (9.80%) Solutions Architect
5 21 (8.24%) .NET Developer
6 19 (7.45%) SAP Architect
7 17 (6.67%) Analyst
7 17 (6.67%) Senior Manager
7 17 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
8 16 (6.27%) SAP Consultant
9 14 (5.49%) Senior Architect
10 12 (4.71%) IT Engineer
10 12 (4.71%) SAP SCM Architect
11 10 (3.92%) Senior Developer
12 8 (3.14%) Head of Marketing
12 8 (3.14%) Support Consultant
13 7 (2.75%) PHP Developer
13 7 (2.75%) SAP Solutions Architect
13 7 (2.75%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (13.73%) .NET
2 28 (10.98%) HTML
3 24 (9.41%) CSS
4 23 (9.02%) ASP.NET
5 18 (7.06%) jQuery
6 10 (3.92%) Web Services
7 9 (3.53%) HTML5
8 8 (3.14%) .NET Framework
8 8 (3.14%) REST
9 7 (2.75%) EDI
10 6 (2.35%) AngularJS
10 6 (2.35%) Entity Framework
11 5 (1.96%) Spring
12 4 (1.57%) CSS3
12 4 (1.57%) IDoc
13 3 (1.18%) ASP.NET Web API
13 3 (1.18%) DOM
13 3 (1.18%) Laravel
13 3 (1.18%) SAPUI5
13 3 (1.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (18.04%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (14.12%) Self-Motivation
3 23 (9.02%) Social Media
4 18 (7.06%) Data Centre
5 17 (6.67%) Driving Licence
6 14 (5.49%) FMCG
7 9 (3.53%) Computer Science
7 9 (3.53%) EPoS
8 7 (2.75%) Client/Server
8 7 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (2.35%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.57%) LIMS
10 4 (1.57%) Mobile Computing
11 3 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (0.78%) AS400
12 2 (0.78%) Public Cloud
13 1 (0.39%) CCTV
13 1 (0.39%) Clustering
13 1 (0.39%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 21 (8.24%) Windows
2 12 (4.71%) Windows Server
3 10 (3.92%) Linux
4 5 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.57%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.18%) Unix
6 3 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.78%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.39%) Android
8 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.39%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (20.78%) Problem-Solving
2 48 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (16.47%) Analytics
4 40 (15.69%) E-Commerce
5 37 (14.51%) Project Management
6 28 (10.98%) ITIL
6 28 (10.98%) Presales
7 27 (10.59%) Scrum
8 22 (8.63%) CRM
9 21 (8.24%) Digital Marketing
9 21 (8.24%) Mentoring
10 20 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
10 20 (7.84%) Project Planning
10 20 (7.84%) TDD
11 19 (7.45%) PRINCE2
12 18 (7.06%) Logistics
12 18 (7.06%) Software Engineering
13 17 (6.67%) Migration
14 16 (6.27%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (16.47%) SQL
2 29 (11.37%) C#
2 29 (11.37%) JavaScript
3 14 (5.49%) Java
4 12 (4.71%) PHP
5 9 (3.53%) ABAP
6 7 (2.75%) Python
7 5 (1.96%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.57%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.57%) X++
9 3 (1.18%) C
9 3 (1.18%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.78%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.78%) C++
10 2 (0.78%) Go
10 2 (0.78%) Java 8
10 2 (0.78%) PHP 5
10 2 (0.78%) R
10 2 (0.78%) Ruby
10 2 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (13.33%) Degree
2 18 (7.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (6.27%) APMP
4 12 (4.71%) Security Cleared
5 9 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (1.96%) CISM
7 5 (1.96%) CISSP
8 4 (1.57%) CCDP
8 4 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.18%) BC Cleared
9 3 (1.18%) CCNA
9 3 (1.18%) MCSE
9 3 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.78%) CCNP
10 2 (0.78%) CISA
10 2 (0.78%) ISEB
10 2 (0.78%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.39%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.10%) GDPR
2 11 (4.31%) QA
3 10 (3.92%) SLA
4 6 (2.35%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.57%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.57%) PMO
6 3 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.39%) GCP
System Software
1 10 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.57%) Docker
3 3 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.78%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.39%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (1.57%) Terraform
2 2 (0.78%) HP ALM
2 2 (0.78%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.78%) Puppet
2 2 (0.78%) SmoothWall
3 1 (0.39%) Ansible
3 1 (0.39%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.39%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.39%) Nagios
Vendors
1 73 (28.63%) SAP
2 47 (18.43%) Microsoft
3 23 (9.02%) Google
4 15 (5.88%) Twitter
5 9 (3.53%) BT
5 9 (3.53%) HP
5 9 (3.53%) Oracle
5 9 (3.53%) VMware
6 7 (2.75%) Cisco
7 5 (1.96%) Juniper
7 5 (1.96%) Remedy
8 4 (1.57%) Dell
8 4 (1.57%) Facebook
9 3 (1.18%) Altova
9 3 (1.18%) DevExpress
9 3 (1.18%) IBM
9 3 (1.18%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.18%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.18%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.78%) Zend